|Gare de l'Est as seen from my
|My first impression of Paris. Lots
and lots of cars - Rue de
Richelieu and Rue de Rivoli.
|The main entrance to the
Musee du Louvre is beneath the
21 m high glass pyramid (1983).
|The Denon Wing of the Louvre
as seen from the Pont du
|The Seine from the Pont Royal
|National Assembly building as
seen from Pont du La Concorde.
|Terrible traffic in the Place de
|Eiffel Tower which was built for the
1889 World Fair. It is 320m high and
built with 7,000 tons of iron.
|Pont Alexandre III bridge built in 1899
for the Univeral Exhibition of 1900. Its
first stone was placed by Tsar Nicholas II.
|One of the boulevards on either
side of the Champ Elysees.
|The Eiffel Tower was scheduled
to be torn down in 1909 but it
use for radio saved it.
|Looking up from directly below
the Eiffel Tower.
|The House of the Dukes of
Brabant or Maison des Ducs de
|The Conciergerie on the Ile de
la Cite. It was built by Philippe
the Fair in the early 1300s.
|Fontana du Chatelet erected in
1858 by Napoleon III to
celebrate Napoleon I victories.
|The Conciergerie is still a Hall of
Justice so you need to be on
official business to enter.
|Statue of Charlemagne in the
Place du Parvis in front of Notre
|Two statues on Notre Dame seem
to have noted that a third has lost
|Inside Notre Dame, the main
aisle is 130m long.
|Notre Dame is most famous for
three large rose stained glass
|The gothic Church of Our Lady in
Paris. Begun in 1163 it was largely
completed by the middle of the 14th.
|Square du Vert Galant a small
park on the tip of the Ile de la Cite
in the shadow of the Pont Neuf.
|Ile de la Cite and the Pont Neuf.
|Institute of France as viewed
from the Arts Footbridge. The
institute was created in 1795.
|Venus de Milo statue in the Louvre.
Found near Melos, Cyclades Islands. It
dates from 130-120 BC.
|Greek section of the Louvre. The 10
foot tall statue at the end of the hall
is that of Melpomene (50 BC).
|Statue of Athena dating from the
2nd Century BC.
|The Sphinx from the Egyptian
collection carved from granite.
Thought to date from 2600 BC.
|In the Middle Ages the Louvre fortress
was surrounded by a moat. Recent
excavations have uncovered it.
|Statues of Egyptian gods carved
from black basalt.
|The Mona Lisa painted by
Leonardo de Vinci. Painted
between 1503 and 1506.
|A bas-relief Lion from ancient
Mesopotamia. Thought to date
from about 510 BC.
|Winged Bulls taken from the
Palace of Sargon II. Thought to
date from 721-705 BC.
|Stele of the victory of
Naram-Sin, King of Akkad
dating from 2250 BC.
|The Code of Hammurabi which is
considered to be the first set of Laws
mankind set down (1792-1750 BC).
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|Egyptian obelisk which stands very
close to the spot where the guillotine
stood in the 1700s.
|The statue of Charles de Gaulle
posed in his trademark walk.
|The Arc de Triomphe, the
reliefs depict the Resistance of
1814 and the Peace of 1815.
|The Tomb of the Unkown
Soldier beneath the Arch of
|Georges Pompidou building.
The bizarre staircase down the
outside of the museum.
|Hotel des Invalides.
Built in the 1670s by Louis XIV
to house war veterns.
|Napoleon's Tomb. In 1840 the decision
was made to dig up Napoleon's corpse
on St. Helena and bring it to Paris.
|The Tomb of Marshall Foch the
famous General from WWI.
|Eglise du Dome, although associated
with Napoleon this church was actually
erected by King Louis XIV (1677-1735).
|The Soldiers church in the
Invalides. The glass wall gives a
view of Napoleon's Tomb.
|A late WWI era Renault tank parked
at the Invalides.
|Courtyard of the Invalides as
seen from the second level
|Pont d'lena bridge, the
Trocadero park and the Palais
|The Debilly footbridge across the
Seine is in the middle of the photo.
|The Bailica of the Sacred Cross
atop the hill of Montmartre.
|The Bir-Hakeim bridge and the
Allee des Cygnes (Isle of the
|The view directly down from
the Eiffel Tower.
|The 3rd Deck of the Eiffel
Tower from the 2nd Deck.
|A view of the Eiffel Tower from
the viewing platform on Palais
|Light show at the Eiffel Tower.
|The tower and part of the
reflection in the water.
|The Eiffel tower as seen from the
Pont des Invalides.
|Basilica of the Sacred Heart
(1875) standing on the highest
point of the Montmartre.
|The Square Willette as seen
from the Dome of the Basilica.
|The Eiffel tower as seen from
the Basilica Dome.
|Eglise St Pierre built in symmetry
with the Basilica of the Sacred
|The Moulin Rouge (Red Mill) a
cabarat built on the site of a
|The Pigalle a notorious 4 block
stretch of Paris.
|Place de Clichy
|The Palais Chaillot square
looking out onto the Eiffel Tower
and the Eglise du Dome.
|An enormous model of the
L'Ocean at the Maritime Musee.
|Napoleon I's Imperial barge.
Built in 1810.
|Opera Garnier, designed and
built in 1860.
|The octagonal square of Place
Vendome (1687-1721). Napoleon
dressed as a Roman Emperor
stands atop the column.
|The statue of Joan of Arc in
front of the Regina Hotel.
|Tuileries station on the Number
1 line of the Paris Metro.
|The Pantheon (1759) where
famous Frenchmen are buried.
|St Etienne du Mont church near